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This edition: Railroads Come to America (1830-1840)





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Episode Details

First aired: October 1, 2014.

In 1830, America was an agrarian nation slowly inching its way west across the continent, but that was about to change spectacularly with the introduction of the steam locomotive and railroads. Chapters: The Birth of the Steam Locomotive; The Baltimore & Ohio; The Steam Engine. Host: Gregory Wagrowski. (2010)